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Directed by
Stephen Daldry Stephen Daldry
Written by
David Hare David Hare
Bernhard Schlink Bernhard Schlink
Cast
Ralph Fiennes Ralph Fiennes ... Michael Berg
David Kross David Kross ... Young Michael Berg
Jeanette Hain Jeanette Hain ... Brigitte
Kate Winslet Kate Winslet ... Hanna Schmitz
Susanne Lothar Susanne Lothar ... Carla Berg
Alissa Wilms Alissa Wilms ... Emily Berg
Florian Bartholomäi Florian Bartholomäi ... Thomas Berg
Friederike Becht Friederike Becht ... Angela Berg
Matthias Habich Matthias Habich ... Peter Berg
Frieder Venus Frieder Venus ... Doctor
Marie-Anne Fliegel Marie-Anne Fliegel ... Hanna's Neighbour (as Marie Anne Fliegel)
Hendrik Arnst Hendrik Arnst ... Woodyard Worker
Rainer Sellien Rainer Sellien ... Teacher
Torsten Michaelis Torsten Michaelis ... Sports Master
Moritz Grove Moritz Grove ... Holger
Joachim Tomaschewsky Joachim Tomaschewsky ... Stamp Dealer
Barbara Philipp Barbara Philipp ... Waitress
Hans Hohlbein Hans Hohlbein ... Clerk
Jürgen Tarrach Jürgen Tarrach ... Gerhard Bade (as Juergen Tarrach)
Kirsten Block Kirsten Block ... Female Judge
Vijessna Ferkic Vijessna Ferkic ... Sophie
Vanessa Berthold Vanessa Berthold ... Sophie's Friend
Benjamin Trinks Benjamin Trinks ... Holger's Friend
Fritz Roth Fritz Roth ... Tram Supervisor
Hannah Herzsprung Hannah Herzsprung ... Julia
Jacqueline Macaulay Jacqueline Macaulay ... Heidelberg Lecturer (as Jaqueline Macaulay)
Volker Bruch Volker Bruch ... Dieter
Bruno Ganz Bruno Ganz ... Professor Rohl
Karoline Herfurth Karoline Herfurth ... Marthe
Max Mauff Max Mauff ... Rudolf
Ludwig Blochberger Ludwig Blochberger ... Seminar Group Student
Jonas Jägermeyr Jonas Jägermeyr ... Seminar Group Student
Alexander Kasprik Alexander Kasprik ... Seminar Group Student
Burghart Klaußner Burghart Klaußner ... Judge (as Burghart Klaussner)
Sylvester Groth Sylvester Groth ... Prosecuting Council
Fabian Busch Fabian Busch ... Hanna's Defence Council
Margarita Broich Margarita Broich ... Co-Defendant
Marie Gruber Marie Gruber ... Co-Defendant
Lena Lessing Lena Lessing ... Co-Defendant
Merelina Kendall Merelina Kendall ... Co-Defendant
Hildegard Schroedter Hildegard Schroedter ... Co-Defendant
Lena Olin Lena Olin ... Rose Mather / Ilana Mather
Alexandra Maria Lara Alexandra Maria Lara ... Young Ilana Mather
Martin Brambach Martin Brambach ... Remand Prison Guard #1
Michael Schenk Michael Schenk ... Remand Prison Guard #2
Ava Eusepi-Harris Ava Eusepi-Harris ... Young Julia
Nadja Engel Nadja Engel ... Mail Room Guard #1
Anne-Kathrin Gummich Anne-Kathrin Gummich ... Mail Room Guard #2
Carmen-Maja Antoni Carmen-Maja Antoni ... Prison Librarian
Petra Hartung Petra Hartung ... Head Prison Guard
Linda Bassett Linda Bassett ... Ms. Brenner
Beata Lehmann Beata Lehmann ... Ms. Brenner's Secretary
Heike Hanold-Lynch Heike Hanold-Lynch ... Prison Guard
Bettina Scheuritzel Bettina Scheuritzel ... Gate Guard
Robin Gooch Robin Gooch ... Ilana's Maid (as Robin Lyn Gooch)
Uncredited Cast
Thomas Borchardt Thomas Borchardt ... Criminal Defense Lawyer
Alexandru Herca Alexandru Herca ... Reporter
Hendrik Maaß Hendrik Maaß ... Michael's Court House Assistant
Klemen Novak Klemen Novak ... Additional Voices (voice)
Rich Odell Rich Odell ... Taxi Driver
Daniele Rizzo Daniele Rizzo ... Student
Sam Luca Scollin Sam Luca Scollin ... Reporter
Stephan Ziller Stephan Ziller ... Student in Court
Produced by
Jason Blum Jason Blum
Christoph Fisser Christoph Fisser
Donna Gigliotti Donna Gigliotti
Tarik Karam Tarik Karam
Anthony Minghella Anthony Minghella
Henning Molfenter Henning Molfenter
Redmond Morris Redmond Morris
Arno Neubauer Arno Neubauer
Sydney Pollack Sydney Pollack
Marianna Rowinska Marianna Rowinska
Sabine Schenk Sabine Schenk
Michael Simon de Normier Michael Simon de Normier
Nora Skinner Nora Skinner
Marieke Spencer Marieke Spencer
Bob Weinstein Bob Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein Harvey Weinstein
Charlie Woebcken Charlie Woebcken
Original Music by
Nico Muhly Nico Muhly
Additional Info
Premiere: December 10, 2008
Theatrical Release: January 09, 2009
DVD Release: April 14, 2009
Blu-ray Release: April 28, 2009
Countries: USA Germany
Distributor: The Weinstein Company
Websites: IMDb Wikipedia
Production Companies
The Weinstein Company (presents)
Mirage Enterprises (producer)
Studio Babelsberg (as Neunte Babelsberg Film)
Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (supported by) (as FFA)
Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (supported by)
Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg (supported by)
Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM) (supported by)
Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen (supported by) (as nrw Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Distributors
The Weinstein Company
  (2008) (USA) (theatrical)
Genius Products
  (2009) (USA) (DVD)
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